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Having itching and swelling in the right eye. Dry skin around the eye. Lubrex and and rapidon eye drops prescribed. Need a solution

hi doc, iam 23 yr old young dentist .. m suffering from itching followed by swelling in my right eye from past 2-3 weeks and now the skin around my eye has dried n wrinkled. i had consulted an opthalmologist and was prescribed with LUBREX eye drops and RAPIDON eye drops. its been 10 days m using it and it hasnt reduced my discomfort please help with a possible solution. Thank you
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Dear Xena ,From your history I believe you are suffering from allergic conjunctivitis.The skin around your eye has dried and wrinkled. there is high chance that you may have associated atopic dermatitis. I believe you may require low dose steroid drops in your eyes and steroid cream around your eyes if atopia is present. I would suggest you to visit your ophthalmologist and a skin specialist once more who can rule out atopic dermatitis and help you out if there is no improvement in your signs and symptoms....TC..Dr Ajay Shankar Kar..
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